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Definition of "stamina" [stam•i•na]

  • Physical or moral strength to resist or withstand illness, fatigue, or hardship; endurance. (noun)
  • A plural of stamen. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stamina" in a sentence
  • "Stamina and endurance were his to an extreme degree, and they were the virgin stamina and endurance of Youth."
  • ""I gotta tell you, my stamina is definitely an issue," says the 50-year-old Grey."
  • "THe secret, if you have the stamina, is to do a clean sweep around the house daily and pick up and wash and clean up, etc. when it is a small mess, rather than waiting for a large mess."